48points

Audeze LCD-XC

61points

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Audeze LCD-XC
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
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Audeze LCD-XC vs Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
48
points
61
points

Why is Audeze LCD-XC better than Audio-Technica ATH-W5000?

  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 better than Audeze LCD-XC?

  • 310g lighter
    340gvs650g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • 0.5m longer cable
    3mvs2.5m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

4.weight

650g

340g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

45000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

130dB/mW

102dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

22 Ohms

40 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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